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  • Quantitative Research for Chaplains and Health Care Professionals: A Prime book cover

    Quantitative Research for Chaplains and Health Care Professionals

    A Prime

    Edited by Kevin J. Flannelly, Laura T. Flannelly, Katherine R.B. Jankowski

    This book takes readers from very basic research concepts, such as ‘causality’ and ‘variables’ to the application of different types of statistical analyses. The first two chapters introduce the scientific method and causality, and assess the degree to which the major types of research designs…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Social Work and Sustainability in Asia: Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes book cover

    Social Work and Sustainability in Asia

    Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes

    Edited by Alice Ming Lin Chong, Iris Chi

    The rapid trend of globalization has brought a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory values, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Tackling Health Inequalities: Reinventing the Role of Environmental Health book cover

    Tackling Health Inequalities

    Reinventing the Role of Environmental Health

    By Surindar Kishen Dhesi

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Intimate Autonomy: Autonomous Intimacy book cover

    Intimate Autonomy

    Autonomous Intimacy

    By Barbara Jo Brothers

    This insightful new volume explores the many and varied aspects of the process of intimacy as it relates to autonomy in couples therapy. The nature of intimacy in relationships is explored from a variety of vantage points by experienced therapists with a wide range of backgrounds. This…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Making Aging in Place Work book cover

    Making Aging in Place Work

    By Leon A. Pastalan

    Making Aging in Place Work will help social workers and family members of elderly individuals improve the quality of life for loved ones by enabling the aging to stay in their current living arrangement for as long as possible. Addressing issues ranging from home modification to treatment of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • A Child's Brain: The Impact of Advanced Research on Cognitive and Social Behavior book cover

    A Child's Brain

    The Impact of Advanced Research on Cognitive and Social Behavior

    By Mary Frank

    Offers research on the development, organization, and operation of the child’s brain.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Boarding Schools at the Crossroads of Change: The Influence of Residential Education Institutions on National and Societal Development book cover

    Boarding Schools at the Crossroads of Change

    The Influence of Residential Education Institutions on National and Societal Development

    By Jerome Beker, Yitzhak Kashti

    Boarding Schools at the Crossroads of Change: The Influence of Residential Education Institutions on National and Societal Development is an essential, applicable historical reference for anyone interested in positively molding the social future of the world’s troubled youth. Guided by its…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Diversity and Geriatric Care: Challenges to the Health Professions book cover

    Cultural Diversity and Geriatric Care

    Challenges to the Health Professions

    By Grace D Dawson, Darryl Wieland

    Learn how to manage effectively the concerns related to the aging of the multicultural population. As this population increases, health practitioners are dealing not only with more older patients, but also with greater diversity among older patients and their families. Socio-cultural factors such…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Adolescents, Literature, and Work With Youth book cover

    Adolescents, Literature, and Work With Youth

    By Jerome Beker, J Pamela Weiner, Ruth Stein

    This unique volume--focusing on the world of literature as a major untapped resource for understanding and working with youth--emphasizes young readers’needs and tastes as well as educators’/clinicians’needs.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Travels in the Trench Between Child Welfare Theory and Practice: A Case Study of Failed Promises and Prospects for Renewal book cover

    Travels in the Trench Between Child Welfare Theory and Practice

    A Case Study of Failed Promises and Prospects for Renewal

    By Jerome Beker, George Thomas

    Travels in the Trench Between Child Welfare Theory and Practice examines how the child welfare field’s rush to establish credibility and permanence through program growth during the post World War II era gave rise to a massive but fragile conglomerate unprepared to prove its merits when challenged…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life book cover

    The Black Elderly

    Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life

    By Carlton Munson, Marguerite Coke, James A Twaite

    In The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life, authors Marguerite Coke and James Twaite present the results of an empirical study of factors that influence the well-being of older black Americans. Like all older individuals in industrial nations, elderly blacks are confronted with…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Aging in Chinese Society: A Holistic Approach to the Experience of Aging in Taiwan and Singapore book cover

    Aging in Chinese Society

    A Holistic Approach to the Experience of Aging in Taiwan and Singapore

    By Margaret B Jernigan, Homer L Jernigan

    This intriguing book details the impact of rapid cultural change on the elderly in two predominantly Chinese societies--Taiwan and Singapore. As Taiwan and Singapore become more urban and industrial, and large, extended families shrink and become more isolated, experiences of older family members…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

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